Supervisor Respiratory Therapy in Bristol, PA at LOWER BUCKS HOSPITAL

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    501 Bath Road
    Bristol, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/6/2018

Job Description

Leads and directs the technical personnel, activities and equipment of the Adult Cardiopulmonary services. Promotes healing of acutely ill patients whose cardiac or pulmonary systems have been compromised through illness or injury through the provision of respiratory care, diagnostic testing, providing for the psycho-social needs of the patient, and patient education. Encourages and enhances the progression and efficient operation of the Cardiopulmonary Services Department. Treats patients from newborn, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle, and older adults. When requested, assists day-to-day operations of the Cardiopulmonary Department, referring out-of-the ordinary issues to the Manager and/or Medical Director, as appropriate. Provides diagnostic testing to the patient to help optimize the total care given. Performs arterial punctures for blood gas analysis; knowledge in the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and quality control of ABG analyzers. Abilities to use mechanical ventilators, bi-level ventilation equipment, peak flow meters, ability to perform respiratory assessment.